In these plays, Ireland’s exiled young men are caught in a cycle of loss and longing. They are aliens in their adopted homes, but no longer at home in Ireland either.
In The Kings of The Kilburn High Road, Git (Malcolm Adams) expresses the conflict quite succinctly: “We left that kip and went to another one across the road.”
Murphy’s play is set in London in the early 2000s, but the...
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